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SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
commissioners and staff to welcome you back to the san francisco port. and this historic pier 48. pier 48 as you may know was one of the last piers built right before world war ii. it was built in concert with pier 45 and fisherman's wharf in the changes of technology in cargo movement. those changes were stimulated by the fact that we had two bridges opening up here in the bay. and our opportunities to move cargo changed by vessel and rail to also by truck. pier 48 as you can see is much like all the other piers you are familiar with. it has a great large and long apron for cargo to be shipped and stored and out into distribution. the difference of pier 48 than others you know. on this side is a second transit shed with another apron. in the middle is a long divide. that's where the rail cars and the trucks came in to pick up the cargo. across the way is seawall lot 337. that was filled in by the santa fe railway. in order to create a new headquarters for their train movement. that would go down the peninsula and out into the greater california area. and seawall 337 known as lot "a" and pier 48
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
. but the best is yet to come and lincoln high school gets to start the world series san francisco. let's get it done. give it up for their ed lee. he is ready to go. next up we'd like to hear from the supervisors ladies and gentlemen students a round of appraised for carmen chu. all right. everybody when i say lincoln you say keep ready. lincoln. sweep. all right. thank you so much i'm here to welcome you all to the beautiful sin set district. and i want to thank you for principle payne. can we hear a loud applause for the principle. i think what the mayor said was right on we all have to come together and pick up the trash. so i want to welcome you to our beautiful district and your beautiful reconcile and thank the giants for sweeping and going on to do another sweep. thank you. now we're going to hear from the member of the san francisco giants organization an organization by the way, that priced itself on being a strong partner in san francisco and a team player when it comes to living in san francisco to work and visit. now let's welcome stacey. >> thank you on behalf of the entire
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
opposing these cuts. i think san francisco should be proud of its legacy among big cities working to eliminate these job ghettos as they're called sometimes where women and people of color are paid 20 to 40% less on average of men doing the same work and we are urging you to refuse the pay rate reductions. i brought a letter from our board of directors and stand with workers from san francisco. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker please. i have a few names i could call. [calling speaker names] this side of the room where the windows are. that would be helpful. thank you. >> members of the board i am shirley breyer black, and i can't believe i'm here talking about pay equity again when i was one of the original ones when dianne feinstein was mayor. we went through all of the statistics and this equity was the most fair thing to do for the people that are working, and i certainly hope that, and i am sure this board will look into all these things and not change our pay equity. it's very important and when i read in the newspapers now about other cities in this count
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did n
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
to remind ourselves this is february in san francisco. what a hard ship for all the visitors on their way to san francisco to arrive at this amazingly great ship terminal. i want to thank all of you for being here today. it is my honor on behalf of the port of san francisco to say thanks to each one of you. as you look around, that would take hours to thank all of you. please give yourselves a round of applause in this new cruise ship for san francisco. i would like to say a special thank you to the press for being here chronicling the metamorphosis. it has gone worldwide that we have built a new terminal here in san francisco and i have been the beneficiary on behalf of the port of numerous well wishes and statements of gratitude. and one of the long friends said i thought this day would never an n arrive. i said how could it not? the first vessel was in 1812, a merchant vessel searching the world for prosperity and new horizons. it took a hundred years before a steam powered vessel capable of carrying passengers around the world. it arrived in san francisco in 1912. that ship was the s
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 7:30pm PST
on this project in this part of san francisco. and in 20006 -- 2006 there was effort of the port and the community and with the mayor's office and the board of supervisors. to come up with a plan to make this today what is a reality. i think this is an extremely auspicious beginning. we are in the ninth or 10th day of chinese new years. and i think it's important to recognize this is a great beginning for mission rock and anchorstein. and as the mayor said, we are trying to activate the waterfront. and pier 48 and mission rock is what we are trying it do, to combine many disverse businesses. where it's maritime and with giants and anchorstein to bring forward the waterfront. it's a renaissance that we are seeing. i sometimes talk to the port staff, gosh another press conference. because we are always announcing something new on the waterfront. so exciting to be a part of this effort. i want to recognize the port staff in their hard work and the mayor's office and port staff to work on all the projects. and this one exemifies so many purposes, i can't wait to see when anchorstein
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 1:30pm PST
san francisco residents so when we talk about under paying women and people of color we're talking about under paying mothers raising children here in san francisco and trying to raise a family here in the city so i am looking forward to the presentation by the commission of womens' status, dhr and others as we continue to explore this issue. thank you. >> thank you supervisor kim. and we have supervisor mar. did you have some comments? >> thank you supervisor avalos. i wanted to thank you and supervisor campos for bringing this hearing. i definitely wanted to be a cosponsor of the hearing as well. i wanted to thank our department of human resources staff nicky and martin and mary for being here as well and all of the data you provided, and then the historical study done by the doctor and the commission on the status of women. i think it's important to understand history and how policies were set in place for 30 plus years to today as we begin to hear stories from people that will testify and i know on valentines there was actions with human stories told and yesterday throughou
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
>> good afternoon everyone. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors budget and finance committee for wednesday march 6, 2013. my name is supervisor mark farrell. i am the chair and i am joined by supervisor mar and avalos and breed and supervisor wiener will be absent today. i would like to thank the members of the sfgtv staff and our clerk victor young. mr. young, do we have any announcements? >> yes, please si lls all electronic devices and anything that should be part of the file should be submitted to the clerk. the items will appear on the agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you very much. welcome to our first five person budget meeting. we're going to take item two out of order. >> item two, a hearsay on the mayor, controller, budger and legislative analyst and city departments including balance, short falls and additional revenue. >> thank you and we have kate howard from the mayor's office office and before you begin colleagues we have a standing hearing for budget updates on a weekly basis on certain items of interest. in the next week we will see t
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 11:30pm PST
and county of san francisco. i got to know you when i was at the board [speaker not understood] and got to continue working with you on the board of supervisors. ~ board of education i want to say someone who was a youth organizer for many years, it's often hard to get young people at the table around policy discussions for numerous reasons. a, we a policy makers are not aware of the needs of our young people. and b, it's really hard to get young people into city hall and understand often our very complicated processes, legislation, and understand the best way to give input. but the balance of figuring out just how to empower young people but also guide and mentor and train young people is a delicate balance to have. but it's great it see how beautifully you do that over the last three years. and both how young people respect and love you, also how you are able to raise young leaders here in the city of san francisco. and your work will continue on. that's one of the best parts of working with young people is that you get to watch them continue to grow after you. and they will continue
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
, often beating many members of the san francisco police department to the scene of these critical incidents. and with that in mind, i'd also like to thank cathy, charles' partner of so many years, who has supported charles in his tireless commitment to follow the evidence, to get to the truth of the matter. and charles's objectivity was really reflected in the number of people from the san francisco police department and the command staff who attended charles' retirement party last week. and when they spoke about charles, and even though some time the occ is thought of as that other department where there could be conflicts between the police department and our office, the members of the command staff said that chief investigator gall man always operated with integrity. and, so, i'm taking this opportunity again to publicly thank charles for his commitment to the goal, to the mission of the office of citizen complaint to promptly, impartially, and fairly investigate civilian complaints of police misconduct. thank you. (applause) >> before i turn it over to mr. gall man, i also wan
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
have a cool summer. >> if you want to see some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward camp or junior guard. >> from more information, visit >> what a glorious day. welcome to the library. it is my pleasure to be here for today's celebration. i would like to thank our people from the opera house. in particular i would like to give the executive director of the opera house a round of applause here. where are you? how about that wonderful &m. music. they are led by mohammed bhangra. let's give them a round of applause. it wasn't too long ago that we had our wonderful ground breaking ceremony and at that ceremony we were led in a beautiful invocation by the past or oral yus walker. he's back to lead us. with that, pastor walk er. >> to our distinguished leaders and city officials, brothers and sisters. before i do the
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 10:30pm PST
>> good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, march the fifth, 2013. madam collect, could you please call the roll? >> yes. supervisor avalos? avalos present. supervisor breed? breed present. supervisor campos? campos present. supervisor chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar absent. supervisor katy tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. i want to welcome our newest supervisor, supervisor katy tang to [speaker not understood]. (applause) >> and with that, ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. [inaudible] >> colleagues, we have our january 29th, 2013 board meeting minutes. can i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor farrell, seconded by supervisor kim. without objection, those meeting minutes will be approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> there are no communications, mr.
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 9:00am PST
and pedestrian transportation. it pertains to the very constrained area within san francisco and the we don't have a lot of room to expand. if i can take the liability it have that describe transit first that's our battle cry going into the water front planning. this is a quick little spin hopefully going upward. as congestion goes up on the market streets it impacks buses and streetcars that have to fight their way through traffic. people give up on the trains and the buses they stop walking because they don't feel safe we're back to the starting point. this is the trend of what doing nothing points to. this assessment - this map is tilted so that the north is to the right. unfortunately, the color is not coming through but these are the projects. that was a former steelyard. actively there's a development but the effort cities is a much bigger part of pier 70. and there's the makers environment. that's just at pier 70 at 20th and third. the giants have big plans for this area including the housing, commercial recreational. and that's pretty sizeable. then to the far right it is lot 3:30.
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to s
FOX
Mar 6, 2013 7:00am PST
on mornings on 2. >>> also coming up, we continue to follow that s.w.a.t. team standoff in san francisco and things are changing by the minute. >>> two separate arson incidents at two separate hospitals, stay right here with us. >> reporter: heavy rain and strong winds moving across the bay area overnight. mum, we'll break down rain timing for today and when thunderstorms could be added to the forecast. >>> an intense standoff unfolding at a san francisco pot club this morning. we'll tell you why the s.w.a.t. team was called to this building and we'll tell you about the wanted man we're told is inside. >> reporter: a two-hour police standoff in a quiet neighborhood in san mateo. we will tell you what happened inside the hospital, what workers there are telling us this morning. >>> also -- stormy weather both here at home and back east. how this is affecting this morning's flights at sfo. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 6th. >>> we begin with developing news fro
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
't ignore i think we ignore the market at our peril. >> we also have a market in san francisco where the cost of living is sky rocketing like crazy and to maintain that is beyond the means of most people including myself and at a pretty high salary here in san francisco, but we're proposing to cut new hires pays for certain classifications that is significant. that is not keeping up with the growing cost of living. i will stop there -- >> if you would i would like to address the cost of living and we are providing it to all employees and we are unique in this sector for doing so. maybe sonoma is doing it but we are unusual in that. i didn't touch on the two tier. the reason the city proposed -- the city doesn't love having the two tier. we would like one wage rate within a classification but we believe that within the fact it wouldn't affect any current employees and we didn't want to pull the rug out and people should know what we're getting into with a job and all of the classifications and significantly and preserving the gains of comparable worth if bee do that. the two tie
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
and legal services for low income survivors in san francisco. on behalf of each of my clients in the bay area and legal aid i want to thank each of you thanks. >> next speaker, please? >> good morning, i'm taylor with (inaudible) out reach and thank you again for bringing this forward supervisor cohen and all of you for supporting this legislation. we provide a wholistic legal services to primarily the api community in san francisco, but to most communities, san francisco and we have been working in the domestic violence area for over 30 years and you know that lawyers are not the answer and many of you are attorneys and have chosen to be policy makers and political leaders instead, but, we are part of a necessary network of services and when you address the criminal justice system and you go down with the district attorney, it is also important to remember that the aftermath of the criminal justice system whether it be prosecution or defense are the families, the women and children that we serve. and we are the ones that are out there on the ground, in the community, serving those needs
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 4:30am PST
live coverage begins here at 11 a.m. >> a suspected carjacker who was shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. the shooting happened after a chase through the bayview district. the driver of a stolen bmw was cornered. police say he backed into an officer trying to arrest him. >> the officer was knocked to the ground. the bmw re-positioned itself and about to go forward and the officer was vulnerable and could have been seriously injured or killed. two brother officers fired at the bmw striking the driver one time. >> he says that the bmw was stolen the day before and the carjacker had a shotgun. police are looking into whether the same suspect may have been involved with a series of recent armed robberies. >> this is the latest in a string of officer-involved shootings. there have been six the past week, two in san francisco including last night, and one in guerneville, hayward, union city, and san jose. >> we have an update on the faith hayward shooting. police now say they unintentionally shot and killed a 19-year-old passenger of a car that rammed a police vehi
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
a great things to survive and the razz room is one of the greatest that the city of san francisco has ever had. the acoustics and it is all part of the experience that rory and robert are expert at it. they hire wonderful people and create a classy beautiful space in which everyone can enjoy the evening of the best music. they book such incredible performances from around the globe and those performers often need local musician and hire us to accompany them. they also book a lot of local talent and i can't even begin to express my gratitude toward them for giving so many local performers a chance to shine. and these are well-paid positions for the musicians and the exposure for an up scale venue is priceless. all of this is good for the musicians, the economy, great for the audience and for the community of san francisco in general. the razz room has also supported many benefits for a variety of causes in the bay area, it is a powerful, positive force in the community. and the down turn in the economy has taken its toll on all of us in the entertainment industry. and i am hoping that they
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 3:30am PST
. and that is our encore on tour. by the way. i am proud to play it, we are from san francisco. we are going to play that piece no matter where we are.>> the rs to vote for candidates or party and it is a significant way to have our voice heard. exactly 100 years ago, women were given the vote in california. the battle for women's suffrage was not an easy one. it took more than 70 years. a woman could run for president in new york. >> organizing this conference, basically it modeled itself on a declaration of independence for women. it marked the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 9:30am PST
of time and gives all the detailed. let's go beyond san francisco and to do as much work as with the regional people and before the e i r and before you start sharping your pencils i will work with who've i need to so the e i r didn't propose more than they think they can. if the mitigates measure is something that works it is something through our tracking planning that helps us to build an implementation of transportation improvements but as development warrants. >> if i could add first of all, those projects on their own are they as jennifer said their public - private developments. is it because the city sees tremendous values to the city and i'm sure if you were interested jennifer could speak for largely to the benefits of the project. as she mentioned those study areas that don't work today for the people who live in mission bay particularly in the south beach area people who are trying to use another way. this is making sure that the new demands won't bring negative aspects to the community but it's vance new projects that are going to make the whole transportati
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 6:30am PST
a little archaic, and i will give you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i wa
SFGTV2
Mar 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
for the city of san francisco. this not only will create two brand-new hospitals, but incorporates the needs and the concerns of the local neighborhoods which perhaps were not as reflected as possible last summer. ensures world class health care for all san franciscans. i really want to thank my colleagues, supervisor campos and board president chiu for their hard work on this item. we spent i think it's over 100 hours, clocked 40 different meetings. we've been in multiple meetings every single week for the last few months, and it's a real testament. and i want to thank them for working so well together. i think we did a great job as a team. maybe representing different political spectrums here in san francisco, but the fact that we did it together really speaks volumes. as we mentioned in the press conference earlier today, i think it speaks a lot about how we can work together as a board of supervisors going forward. i'm excited for that. i do want to also thank as we mentioned earlier today the mayor's team in particular ken rich for his extremely valuable involvement. it wouldn't have g
NBC
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
. the perimeter is quite right and more officers are arriving on the scene. we get an update from san francisco police and we'll let you know what they have to say for now. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >> thank you for the update. the bay area is ready to honor two santa cruz police officers killed in the line of duty. a memorial service is being planned for tomorrow at the hp pavilion in san jose. this afternoon a public viewing is being held in santa cruz. bob riddell is live now where community support is very strong. bob, good morning. >> good morning, jon. you can see the support here at the santa cruz police department where for several days people from the public. in honor of the two fallen officers the plants will be put in a memorial garden. you can see the support in the donations collected so far for the offers' families. the police department received $45,000. local businesses pledged another $125,000. log onto the city of santa cruz.com website to help the families of sergeant lauren butch baker and officer elizabeth butler. both were shot an
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 7:30am PST
. as president of the chapter in san francisco now for 3-1/2 years and have been really proud of our board who has done so much great work. when i call your name, if you could just stand and say hi. leslie, vice president, and she has been very instrumental in publishing the gazette which i believe that you have picked up. if you haven't, over here by the entrance, there are copies for you to see. the gazette summarizes the previous jury's work as well as explains what the jury is all about. and how you can apply to be a juror. and this is our fourth issue. so, thank you for your hard work. julian hansen is secretary and she's my right arm, my left arm, she's there for me for whenever i need anything. and i really appreciate all the work you've done also to keep the chapter together and make it a viable entity. ken mali in the back there, the immediate chair and was instrumental in working with lieutenant governor in making this public service announcement which i'm really proud to say i think will give a real shot in the arm to the association as well as to jurors and the jury in general goin
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 11:30am PST
in san francisco. thank you. >> thank you, miss davis. >> next speaker? >> good morning supervisors. i will keep this short,vy been in the city since 1994 as a business owner, 19 years. i have tried to get a number of city contracts over those 19 years and, frankly i have never won one. >> and your name? >> bill emata i am the founder, chairman and chief collar ration of iw group and we have been here for 19 years and we have been trying multiple times to get different contracts with the city and county of san francisco each time we have failed. yet, we were one of the top five asian american advertising firms in the country and we have countries that we represent such as pacific gas and electric and coke and i was surprised saying that mr. erm ata we want to have a partnership with the agency not only do you represent a lot of brands you are recommended as a company that donates back to the communities that they operate in but also have a lot of companies that they can bring to the airport. i was very excited about that. because this is the first time a major corporation reached out t
CBS
Mar 6, 2013 5:00am PST
. san francisco's mayor is already imagining the lights as a more permanent fixture. mayor bite: we talk about this being a two- year commitment. (butt sot) with the success this already has, i will predict that people including myself will want this to be ongoing certainly during my lifetime (applause) the display is illuminated by...25- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand feet of cable. all those lights -- the electricity bill must be a fortune, right? nope: just 15 bucks a night. that works out to 11-grand over the two-year lifespan of the display. and remember, kpix-5 is the official broadcast partner for the bay bridge alliance. we'll have continuous coverage of the countdown to the opening of the new eastern span right here. the hayward city council voted last night, to end its red light camera program... aimed at catching drivers who run through, without stopping. the feeling there is... motorcycle officers are more effective. the program costs the city one-point-three million dollars a year to operate. annual r
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 12:30am PST
factors that come into play when trying to do business not only in this corridor, but in san francisco in general. ~ bans so, i am committed to really revitalizing and making sure that we work as hard as we can to concentrate our efforts in support on the fillmore corridor to make it what it needs to be for our city, for our community. and, so, i'm really excited about this particular legislation for the fillmore and looking forward to bringing forth others that could really help compliment this and make this area the place that it needs to be for the community. thank you. ~ complement and the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor breed. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madam clerk. first, i want to echo president chiu's comments and welcome supervisor tang to her first board meeting and look forward to working with you. and i want to just thank my colleagues for a number of item that they have introduced and certainly supervisor wiener, like to co-sponsor your resolution the bike sharing program. i think that is an important project that needs to move forward. and speaking of pilots
KOFY
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
at citibank. >>> from dry to drenched. the umbrellas were out tonight in san francisco as the bay area gets its first significant storm in weeks. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. let's get straight to abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at live doppler 7hd. >> something we haven't seen in a longtime. live doppler hd is tracking a storm right now. it is slow to get here, but quickly moving through. i want to show you where it is raining. we have moderate rain falling in the north bay around a guyserville and highway 101 and you can see old redwood highway. we are seeing rain near highway 101. as we take to you other parts of the bay area, san francisco is getting some light rain. we were in a little bit of a break, but lake merced boulevard, daly city seeing some of the light rain. and it is stretching toward the peninsula and into the south bay. as you notice around the santa cruz mountains as well, the winds have been gusting at sfo and their 1 in mountain view. the higher elevations 58 to 66 mile an hour wind gusts. oakland out of th
Telemundo
Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
, nos amplia en vivo desde san francisco... gabriela... gabriela live celestino de caires // venezolano gabriela live cesar ---hagamos un breve recuento sobre la vida de hugo chavez frias... take video cave ---nacio el 28 de julio de 1954... ---en 1992 participo en un fallido golpe de estado para derrocar al presidente carlos andres perez.. a raiz de eso fue encarcelado por dos aÑos.. ---resulto electo presidente del pais en 1998... ---en 2002 sobrevivio un golpe de estado organizado por la oposicion venezolana... ---en junio de 2011, anuncio que se someteria a una operacion para remover un tumor con celulas cancerosas y en diciembre del aÑo pasado viajo a cuba para otra operacion... ---hoy cinco de marzo, fallece... blanca ---un avion que habia despegado del aeropuerto de san jose con destino a "boise" idaho, tuvo que realizar un aterrizaje de emergencia debido a problemas en uno de sus motores. take vo ---el vuelo numero 24-04 de "alaska airlines" partio de san jose a las 11 con 8 minutos de esta maÑana y 20 minutos despues el piloto recibio una alerta de incendio en uno de los mot
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 1:30am PST
throughout san francisco. so, i urge your support, colleagues. thank you. >> thank you, supervisor mar. i'd also like to be added as a co-sponsor. i think the rosa parks school has been a great model of how to do this type of education. is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. and on the imperative agenda item if we could take a roll call vote. madam clerk. >> supervisor farrell? farrell aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang? tang aye. supervisor wiener? wiener aye. supervisor yee? yee aye. supervisor avalos? avalos aye. supervisor breed? breed aye. supervisor campos? campos aye. president chiu? chiu aye. supervisor cohen? cohen aye. there are 11 ayes. >> the resolution passes. madam clerk, could you read the in memoriams? >> yes, mr. president. today's meeting will be adjourned in memory of the following individuals on behalf of supervisor tang, for the late ms. chan ran chang. >> and madam clerk, is there any more business in front of the body? >> >> that concludes our business for the day. >> ladies and gentlemen,
CBS
Mar 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
mode a little tighter you see we're still dry, san francisco south of san jose. but that rainfall is now encroaching on you in mendocino county, ukaih, cloverdale getting light rain in a few minutes, clearlake and healdsburg getting light rain as it works from north to south. first up is a front which will move through tonight giving all of us some much-needed rainfall about a quarter to half inch. but then after the front we're not done because upper level low pressure will bring an additional chance of rainfall. this will not be a one-hit wonder like the past few rain chances have been. rain moving in this evening, wet through the morning commute tomorrow but not done after tomorrow morning. more rain moving in later this week. details and all the timing and totals coming up. >> thank you. >>> the rain is not going to dampen the excitement of tonight's unveiling of the new bay bridge lights project. after weeks of testing, the switch will be flipped in less than four hours. let's go live to mobile5's ken bastida, who spoke to the man behind t
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
when we pass comprehensive reform it includes every family. this allows for the san francisco board of supervisors to express he its support of including same-sex couples and we ask that our country finally, you know, do right by the lgbt citizens and their loved ones who are impacted by this level of discrimination. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor campos. supervisor chiu. >> thank you, madam clerk. colleagues, as your board representative on both the planning -- capital planning committee and the committee on information technology, i'm introducing today two items with mayor lee, two plans that reflect the work of these bodies in recent months. both of these plans will guide us as we work to improve our city and our city operations in the years ahead. first, regarding the ten-year capital plan, it is hard to walk around the city and not notice a revitalized park or rec center, new or renovated library and better roads. and other improvements taking place in other districts in the city. these investments have not only made san francisco a safer more resilient city. they
SFGTV
Mar 5, 2013 4:30pm PST
>> thanks. next speaker. >>> hi, i'm barry cargo with the san francisco cab drivers association. i'd like to echo the comments of the previous cab drivers concerning these illegal rogue cabs. i'd also like to express my dismay of the apparent acceptance of these rampant -- the rampant influx of these vehicles. they try to avoid regulation by saying that they're ride shares when really they're not according to section 53, 53 h of the california public utilities code. a ride share is the transportation [speaker not understood] locations or persons having a common work-related trip and a vehicle having a seating capacity 15 passengers or less, including the drivers which are used for the purpose of ride sharing when the ride sharing is incidental to another purpose of the driver. with the inat the point of these drivers is to make a profit, these trips are not incidental to the purpose of the driver. and the payment is not truly voluntary when the cost of the trip is not shared equally between the passenger and driver. this is not ride sharing. as i mentioned, the personal insurance f
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 5:00am PST
, and san francisco, promoting the idea of having a super bowl right here in this new same. they are promising a dynamic super bowl where you do not have to worry about electricity. they promise you will thought see a power outage like the super bowl in new orleans. the new stadium will have two new electrical substations and solar panels to provide extra energy. the new stadium is about 30 percent complete. it is set to open next year. it will cost about $1.2 billion to build. it is a finalist to host the 2016 super bowl. it is now between santa clara and south florida. this is the first super bowl here in the bay area since 1985 and 49er owner says the bid committee will present the bid at ownerss' meeting in may when the host city is chosen, so, today the mayors, the c.e.o., all will be showing off the stadium. they will give tours to the media. they will lay out the reasons why the super bowl should be held right here in santa clara. >> thank you. palo alto police have released a sketch of an armed robbery suspect. look at the man would robbed a public storage facility
CBS
Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the oakland museum of california director got the call yesterday that it had been recovered -- >> i cried. i was in my car, pulled over and burst into tears. >> reporter: oakland police say 45-year-old parolee andre franklin has been charged with possession of stolen property. they have been loo
FOX
Mar 6, 2013 4:30am PST
ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> there was another incident. this one in san francisco. investigators say an angry patient set somebody on fire and torched a trash can. it caused just minor damage. >>> the man is accused of driving drunk and killing a high school student. 17-year-old man hit her son day night. but the city also plans to add flashing lights and the work will not start until summer. >> new taxes will be used to fix them. the city council explored several new ideas they plan to extend and a $295 million road measure for repairs. they should make a decision this fall and it seems yahoo is starting a trend. another company is changing its policy about working from tomorrow. >>> he could not hide his ex- site. . the 1.2 billion stadium and it will open next year. they are looking being to host the new bridge. >>> 25 lights were switch -- 2 5,000 lights were switched on and many were parked along the embarcadero and many wanted a front row seat. he thinks the display will be popular. >> we anticipate people from all over the worlds to view this and obviously it will complime
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 8:00am PST
>> good morning i just want to add that ron is a great employee for the city and county of san francisco. he provides the leadership necessary and trains the new painter and willingly shares his knowledge. he's the primary lead guy. he communicates effectively. he makes my job easier. thank you. again ron. >> on behalf of the board congratulations. we'd love to meet your fan club here, too. my supervisors. >> we were given other awards recently. >> anybody who works in our agency you would know it takes a lot of skill to do what we do. (calling names). we have a great group of individuals in our shop and this couldn't be possible without them. thank you very much i'm very honored. >> thank you. mr. reiskin. >> next i want to ask from the traffic division a couple of men. today, we're recognizing 3 gardeners. but this is maybe some, some of the less visible folks that makes muni what it is. we have landscaping that is under our responsibility and while people may not know that and think it's part of the city public right away of the landscape we're responsible for this how we contri
ABC
Mar 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
we are seeing rain near highway 101. as we take to you other parts of the bay area, san francisco is getting some light rain. we were in a little bit of a break, but lake merced boulevard, daly city seeing some of the light rain. and it is stretching toward the peninsula and into the south bay. as you notice around the santa cruz mountains as well, the winds have been gusting at sfo and their 1 in mountain view. the higher elevations 58 to 66 mile an hour wind gusts. oakland out of the south at 33 miles an hour. you need to hang on tight. tomorrow morning when you head out the door give yourself extra time. i let you know how long you will need them. rye the rain didn't keep thousands from turning out to watch the launch of the bay lights project. just after 9:00, the lights switched on marking the official start of a two-year art exhibit. sergio is live now from the embarcadero. sergio? >> reporter: well, a chilly rain and some chopy conditions did make for a pretty soggy bridge lighting event. still people stuck it out and turned it into a party and watched the largest light scu
ABC
Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> coming up first, what led san francisco sheriff deputies to escort a 95-year-old woman out of city hall. >> here is a live look outside with the tail end of the storm, the golden gate bridge shows the deck is still wet. >> we will start with a look at the golden gate bridge where cornell said it was raining early but now it is quieter but the road is wet. live doppler 7 hd shows the heart of the bay area is quiet with a sprinkle here or there. in petaluma, we are on the d street extension, you can see there is wet weather but headed into town, right near the exit you can see the rain. headed to the higher elevation at foothill ranch road we have light showers. winds are up to 20 michigan. a stray shower is possible, low-to-mid 50's at the coat and mid-to-upper 50's for the rest of us. as we head into tomorrow, another round heavy rain is on the way but friday, saturday, and sunday, sunshine and warmer wet. >> speaking of the golden gate bridge, we have high wind advisory for all the major bridges at this hour. to santa rosa mike was telling you, they are getting rain blow through, and t
SFGTV
Mar 6, 2013 1:00am PST
know, you have an obligation. you have a duty to protect the streets of san francisco, to protect the consumers, to protect the taxi industry. i was a tax commissioner seven years. i could give you so many valid reasons why we need a well regulated taxi system. open entry does not work. it's a disaster. certain industries need to be regulated, transportation, banks, health care, agriculture, guns -- don't let this happen here, okay. don't let it happen here. >> thanks. next speaker. >>> hi, i'm barry cargo with the san francisco cab drivers association. i'd like to echo the comments of the previous cab drivers concerning these illegal rogue cabs. i'd also like to express my dismay of the apparent acceptance of these rampant -- the rampant influx of these vehicles. they try to avoid regulation by saying that they're ride shares when really they're not according to section 53, 53 h of the california public utilities code. a ride share is the transportation [speaker not understood] locations or persons having a common work-related trip and a vehicle having a seating capacity 15 passe
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 1:00am PST
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 7:00am PST
anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain things. live stages have big-name bands. headlining the folsom street fair, people are now looking forward to our entertainmen
FOX
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
after a house fire left a firefighter injured this morning in san francisco. we have more details now on a story that was breaking at the end of "mornings on 2." ktvu's tara moriarty is live on 8th avenue near morago with some pictures that show how marijuana may have had a role in this fire. >> reporter: well, the good news, the firefighter is okay. he suffered a possible dislocated shoulder. his own crews transported him to ucsf, but behind me is the house where you can see he fell inside there and crews stumbled upon something else inside. heavy smoke billowed from the roof of this home on 8th avenue near noriega street. >> it was an interior attack, offensive attack. we went right in and directed our hoses in the fire. it's a bit windy. the homes are all attached and wood frame. >> reporter: we watched one firefighter being let out on a gurney. he slipped on stairs. it's what the crews found upstairs that caused them to call police. >> i guess in the neighborhood, you know, smelling something different. don't know particularly the smell but definitely something different. >> repor
SFGTV2
Mar 6, 2013 12:00am PST
and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for the people he serves in the city and county of san francisco. i was thinki
FOX
Mar 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
francisco's major says the art installation is expected to attract 50 million visitors -- san francisco's mayor. >> you can imagine anything you want in these lights. for me, it's the mustache you will see every night. >> reporter: some find the city's projections to see optimistic. >> it's something i would call a beehive. a big harry audiacious goal. >> reporter: this $8 million art installation is privately funded. it's still about $2 million short of the goal but it's gaining by allowing the public to sponsor dials, they raised $75,000 even before it went live tonight. reporting live in san francisco, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and more details now, the light sculpture is 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high. the lights will be illuminated from dusk to dawn. the cost of electricity is said to be $500 a year. just look for the hot topic section right on our front page for more information. >>> we have developing news from san francisco where there has been a police shooting. this is a live picture from the bay view hunter's point. police chief suhr says someone crashed and gave
KOFY
Mar 6, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> the breaking news in san francisco, police have just ended a seven hour stand off at a marijuana grow in the bayview starting with a robbery then hostage taking. finally, with several people being arrested at the end. police fear for the safety of people inside so they took every precaution to resolve this without injuries. it began unfolding before 4:00 a.m. at wallace and jennings. amy hollyfield has been at the scene all morning and joins us, live, with new information. >> kristen, there were four hostages inside this building behind me. they all okay. police are giving one of their police dogs credit for bringing this to a peaceful end. here is video we shot in the last hour from the man who was arrested after 10:00 this morning. they believe he was part after takeover robbery here at a marijuana grow just before 4:00 this morning. police chased and arrested three men sortly after the robbery. they say this man stayed behind and refused to come out. they say he had four hostages inside, people who work here at marijuana grow. t
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